News Archive

Press Releases archive from January 2020
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Coronavirus - Robust plans in place to keep staff and public safe

Our hospitals and services provided across the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group have robust plans and procedures in place to deal with the Wuhan novel coronavirus and any possible cases being presented to our hospitals. 

31 January 2020
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Bury hospital ward celebrates nursing achievement

Ward 8 at the Northern Care Alliance’s (NCA) Fairfield General Hospital is celebrating delivering the best care possible for their patients by becoming accredited as Safe, Clean and Personal Care every time (SCAPE).

30 January 2020
Share For You - Oldham Cares
New technology makes health and social care record sharing a reality

People living in Oldham are to benefit from new technology that allows their health and social care records to be shared securely with the professionals involved in their care. Previously, only a person’s GP records could be viewed by authorised health or social care professionals.

28 January 2020
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50 years on from President Nixon’s war on cancer – Are we winning?

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is inviting local residents and NCA group members to a free talk that will examine how much cancer treatment has progressed in the 50 years since President Nixon declared war on the disease.

27 January 2020
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Bury residents invited along to a free talk on tinnitus

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is inviting Bury residents to a free talk about tinnitus at Prestwich Library on 4 February, 2pm – 3pm to coincide with Tinnitus Awareness Week (3-9 Feb).

24 January 2020
Cervical Cancer Awareness Week 2020 - Julie Dale
Cervical Cancer Prevention Week - 20th - 26th January

This year, Cervical Cancer Prevention Week will run from 20th – 26th January 2020 and patients and staff across the Northern Care Alliance are being reminded about the importance of women having regular cervical smear tests.  

22 January 2020
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Elderly Salford, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester residents invited to NCA’s free ‘Staying Steady and Keeping Fit at Home’ talk

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is inviting elderly local residents and trust members to a free talk at Rochdale Infirmary, which will give advice about how older people can prevent falls at home and keep fit and healthy in old age.

17 January 2020
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MBE for Michelle after 44 years nursing in Manchester

MICHELLE Proudman, former nurse at North Manchester Care Organisation, which runs North Manchester General Hospital, has been awarded an MBE for services to community nursing in the 2020 New Year’s Honours List.

13 January 2020
International Year of the Nurse and Midwife
International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

The year 2020 has been designated by the World Health Organisation as the first ever International Year of the Nurse and Midwife.

08 January 2020